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Handmade Tile: Design, Create, and Install Custom Tiles / Forrest Lesch-Middelton.

By: Lesch-Middelton, Forrest.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Stillwater : Voyageur Press Inc , 2019Description: 208 p. ; 254 x 203mm.ISBN: 9780760364307; 0760364303.Summary: Handmade Tile is the contemporary bible for ceramic artists and anyone interested in custom tile installations--from making, designing, and decorating to designing your space and installation. No matter how many years of experience you have as a ceramic artist or how many home-improvement projects you've tackled, nothing prepares you for the unique world of ceramic tile. From concept and design, through firing and installation, ceramic tiling is one of the few places in a home where art is permanently installed as a feature of a room. In Handmade Tile, Forrest Lesch-Middleton shares everything he's learned as the founder and owner of the custom tile business FLM Ceramics and Tile. From his years as a one-man operation to his current production facility, Forrest has seen it all and helps you every step of the way. Whether you want to make your own tile, or want to use artistic and custom-made tile in your home, this book has everything you need. Key features of the book include: Making Tile: key tools, rolling, cutting, extruding Designing Tile: shapes, geometry, grids, tessellation, mosaic Decorating: glazes, majolica, cuerda seca, underglaze, slip, decals Designing Your Space: tile in context, drawing and drafting, choosing your tile, codes and standards Installation: removing old tile, backing, preparing surfaces, setting, caring for tile A contemporary gallery featuring today's top workings artists in tile rounds out the package. Featured artists include Wayne Higby, Anne Currier, Ian Henderson, Mel Griffin, Jim Melchert, and many more. Whatever your interest in ceramic tile, Handmade Tile has it covered.
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Handmade Tile is a contemporary guide for ceramic artists and anyone interested in custom tile installations--from making, designing, and decorating to designing your space and installation.

No matter how many years of experience you have as a ceramic artist or how many home-improvement projects you've tackled, nothing prepares you for the unique world of ceramic tile. From concept and design , through firing and installation , ceramic tiling is one of the few places in a home where art is permanently installed as a feature of a room.

In Handmade Tile , Forrest Lesch-Middelton shares everything he's learned as the founder and owner of the custom tile business FLM Ceramics and Tile. From his years as a one-man operation to his current production facility, Forrest has seen it all and helps you every step of the way. Whether you want to make your own tile , or want to use artistic and custom-made tile in your home , this book has everything you need.

Key features of the book include: Making Tile: key tools, rolling, cutting, extruding Decorating: glazes, image transfer, cuerda seca, underglaze, slip Designing Your Space: tile in context, choosing your tile, codes and standards Installation: removing old tile, backing, preparing surfaces, setting, grouting Galleries and interviews with today's top workings artists in tile round out the package. Featured artists include Allison Bloom, Boris Aldridge, Disc Interiors, PV Tile, and more.

Not yet published. Expected publication date 1/08/2019.

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Handmade Tile is the contemporary bible for ceramic artists and anyone interested in custom tile installations--from making, designing, and decorating to designing your space and installation. No matter how many years of experience you have as a ceramic artist or how many home-improvement projects you've tackled, nothing prepares you for the unique world of ceramic tile. From concept and design, through firing and installation, ceramic tiling is one of the few places in a home where art is permanently installed as a feature of a room. In Handmade Tile, Forrest Lesch-Middleton shares everything he's learned as the founder and owner of the custom tile business FLM Ceramics and Tile. From his years as a one-man operation to his current production facility, Forrest has seen it all and helps you every step of the way. Whether you want to make your own tile, or want to use artistic and custom-made tile in your home, this book has everything you need. Key features of the book include: Making Tile: key tools, rolling, cutting, extruding Designing Tile: shapes, geometry, grids, tessellation, mosaic Decorating: glazes, majolica, cuerda seca, underglaze, slip, decals Designing Your Space: tile in context, drawing and drafting, choosing your tile, codes and standards Installation: removing old tile, backing, preparing surfaces, setting, caring for tile A contemporary gallery featuring today's top workings artists in tile rounds out the package. Featured artists include Wayne Higby, Anne Currier, Ian Henderson, Mel Griffin, Jim Melchert, and many more. Whatever your interest in ceramic tile, Handmade Tile has it covered.